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Akali Dal leaders to meet president over Haryana SGPC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:08

Leaders of Punjab`s ruling SAD will meet President Pranab Mukherjee soon to protest against the recent bill passed by the Haryana assembly under which a new Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) would be set up.

Rs 7.5 lakh looted from Ludhiana petrol pump

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 16:48

Two scooter-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 7.5 lakh from a petrol pump located on the Ludhiana-Ferozepur road here, police said today.

Amritsar to get IIM

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:28

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for Punjab, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the annual budget, would be set up in Amritsar, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said here Friday.

Weak monsoon: Crop sowing trails in Punjab, lesser water in Bhakra

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:59

With slow progress of monsoon in the northern region, the ongoing sowing of major Kharif crops in Punjab has remained lower so far as compared to the same period of last year.

Punjab CM Badal meets BJP President Amit Shah

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:19

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today met BJP President Amit Shah and congratulated him on taking over the new assignment.

Badal meets Swaraj; demands safe return of Punjabis from Iraq

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:13

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and asked the government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe and prompt return of Punjabis stranded in strife-torn Iraq to their motherland.

Maximum temperatures hover above normal in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:02

Maximum temperatures today hovered several notches above normal in Punjab and Haryana with Hisar being the hottest place.

Three teenagers killed in road mishap in Ambala

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:14

Three teenagers were killed Thursday in a road accident in Naraingarh around 20 kilometers from here, police said.

Punjab Congress against `anti-protest legislation`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:20

Punjab Congress today expressed strong opposition to the state government`s move to revive the "anti-protest legislation", saying it was "draconian" and anti-democratic and "reminded of British era slavery".

Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana as monsoon plays truant

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:10

With monsoon playing truant, heat wave conditions were back at many places in Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures settling well above the 40 degrees Celsius mark.